Opinion

  • Is identity politics a distraction?

    If I were part of the ruling elite and wanted to keep people divided and misdirecting their anger at each other instead of me, I could think of nothing better than to convince people to focus obsessively on race. Looking at it through this lens, it may well be that…

  • Attack on Carolina Review a reminder toxic campus culture must end

    While the government can’t do a lot of things well, one primary task it must improve upon is securing inherent rights. Unfortunately, many public universities across this nation are finding it easier to restrict speech, while empowering mobs to shout down any dissent from woke-minded narratives. One of the latest…

  • In search of a better story

    The only organ to which secular progressive political activists make little appeal these days—one could consider it America’s only understimulated organ—is the cerebrum. The brain. But when progressives do appeal to voters’ rationality, they wisely do so more primarily through story than through argument. Yet, unfortunately, the progressive story is…

  • Generational slavery was always their plan

    Let’s make one thing perfectly clear about reparations: before you can support a resolution that calls for a commission to study the issue of slavery reparations for black citizens, you must first believe that today’s black Americans experienced slavery firsthand. There is no way around it. No one can make…

  • There is no teacher-pay gap

    Among non-STEM graduates, education majors earn about as much as other degree-holders. Yes, education major make less than STEM graduates — but so do most other non-STEM graduates.

  • Apple’s sweetheart deal has a rotten core

    The economy is rigged, but not in the way Bernie Sanders thinks – capitalism is not the problem. Instead, an active, hands-on economic approach has allowed corporations and politicians to rig the tax code in their favor.   To find an example of what I am talking…